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    November 4, 2012
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first time since march 6th. a sign of the changing seens. a bright blue sky with clouds in it for now. not rain making clouds. temperatures in the mid 40s in washington. still a few spots holding back in the upper 30s and some of the colder valleys, manassas, 39 degrees. no rain on the radar. we'll stay rain free. a couple of showers across southeastern virginia, won't be moving in our direction. sunday planner, temperatures climbing to the upper 40s and low 50s. more sun, less wind than yesterday. will make it feel a much milder day. perfect day for a redskins win before the bye week. breaks of sunshine. in the chilly 40s in the stadium if you have a shady seat, be ready for it. >> thank you for the warning, chuck. police investigating a deadly shooting that happened in southeast d.c. officers responded to a call in the 300 block of ridge row. derek ward with the latest.
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what's the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: where he are in the stoddard terrace neighborhood and this area has undergone positive change among the past couple of years, among the changes, a community of row houses, townhouses, has sprung up. but early this morning, the scene of a fatal shooting. i want to set the scene. take a look. an apartment at 316 ridge road. we have a wooded ridge beyond that. and that's where investigators are focusing their attention. the scene early this morning. 2:16, police reported to this area for the call of sounds of gunshots. they found a male dead in the parking lot behind us there. not much information about the victim. he may be in his teens, but not yet confirmed. investigators have been on the scene, trying to piece together whatever evidence they can to
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get more information and a lookout at this point. we don't have a lookout or any sort of suspect information. again, people who live in the building are not being able to get to their parking lot today because of the investigation which continues and more on this as it becomes available. live in southeast. derek ward, news 4. d.c. police say a teenager is responsible for violent attacks on two women in ten days. police arrested 19-year-old demarco myles, charged with sexually assaulting a woman in her howard university dorm room friday afternoon, and he is facing charges for stabbing and trying to sexually assault a woman at the rhode island row apartment complex last week. that woman, still in the hospital with serious injuries. now to decision 2012. just two days to go. less than 48 hours until polls open across the country. time running out for president owe became kr and mitt romney, kicking their campaigns into
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high gear. nbc's brian mooar has the story. >> hello, bristol. >> former president bill clinton may have been losing his voice. >> he has done a good job with a bad hand. >> reporter: in virginia, he spoke up for president obama, trying to soften up a critical swing state. >> we made real progress, virginia. >> reporter: governor mitt romney trying to hold down iowa, a battleground state where he has fallen five points in the latest polls. >> with the vote of the people of iowa, we can't lose. >> reporter: the candidates cross paths within hours of each other as they barn stormed iowa and six other tossup states. making the final arguments in the last weekend of this campaign. the president was joined by musicians john mellencamp and katy perry, mitt romney got a boost from richard petty. >> this is what you hear when you're in a nascar race, right, richard?
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>> reporter: the candidates are just beginning their blitz of the battleground states. governor romney, campaigning later today in pennsylvania. 20 electoral votes thought to be in president obama's column, but republicans say are up for grabs. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. this election season has had its share of surprises. one of which is hurricane sandy. "meet the press" moderator david gregory says president obama touring new jersey with republican governor chris christie made its mark on the race. >> that endorsement in a way. very high marks from christie from obama, did have a big political impact. a republican and democrat working together on a pressing problem. it seems to have an impact. how much? we'll see. i think it's definitely had an effect on the final week. >> a busy morning for "meet the press." david plouffe and eric cantor
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will be the guests. it is being broadcast from democracy plaza in new york. long lines in d.c. as voters lined up to cast an early ballot before tuesday's election. last day for in-person absentee voting in virginia. admin sfrators are not worried about long lines on voting day because many more polling places will be open. be sure to stay with news 4 for complete coverage of the election and results on tuesday night. stay up to date on our website, nbcwashington.com. to hurricane sandy's impact. one week since the storm made landfall, changing thousands of lives. homeland security secretary janet napolitano will tour damage in hard-hit parts of new jersey in that state alone, the storm is blamed for 23 deaths. and lawmakers promised a gas shortage in new york and new jersey will be over in the coming days. people have been waiting in long lines that stretch for miles
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just to fill up their gas tanks. new york governor andrew cuomo says 12 million gallons of gas are headed to the region. gas rationing in northern parts of the state and shouldn't be needed anymore in a few days. for some people, the devastation is too much to bear. people are finally getting the help they need while those who can help are chipping in the best they can. news 4's jim rosenfeld, following the recovery from stat know island. >> reporter: the stuff that once made up a home, now in a heap. all along cedar grove avenue in newdorph beach. >> we have nothing. >> kelly and scott ackerman wait outside their home. >> sitting on the stoop waiting how long? >> 2 1/2 hours. >> reporter: waiting hours for an appointment with fema. a wait ackerman doesn't mind.
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>> i'm just happy i survived this. i'm very grateful to be alive right now. >> reporter: after his sudden cold plunge into the storm surge that enveloped his home. >> i was in the water for 2 1/2 hours. the current kept taking me back that way. up by newdorph, it was shallow. but the current was pulling me this way. it was dark, i couldn't see anything to grab onto. ev everything was underwater. even if i wanted to grab something, i couldn't see it. >> reporter: rescued by firefighters, he now offers help to others. >> we're getting the help we need, thank god, and i'm glad everyone is sticking together. it's big. >> i have food, water, gasoline, electricity, terrible. >> the borough president pleased
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with the response with word of more gas on the way from? tankers from washington. this parking lot has become one-stop shopping. men's clothing over here. women's clothing, infant clothing and if you need a pair of shoes, laying out here on the pavement. and finally, of course, food and water. that you will find over here along with household supplies. >> extremely helpful. est personally if you don't have at all, nothing. >> reporter: what are you bringing? >> just toys. snowsuit for a kid. some of my clothes. just trying to help out as much as i can. you know, it's sad. >> sad, but after days of crying out for help, suddening those dealing with this don't feel quite so alone. jim rosenfield, news 4. in the week ahead, drivers caught speeding in d.c. will pay a little less. starting tomorrow, most fines
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for speed camera violations are going down. however, if you are caught going more than 25 miles per hour over the limit, the fine is going up from 250 to $300. mayor vincent gray says the revenues will help hire 100 new police officers. and get ready. bieber fever tomorrow night. teen pop superstar justin bieber brings his world tour to the verizon center. still trying to get tickets, richard, to the 7:00 show, still some available, but look out for heavy traffic around there before and after the show. >> thank you for the warning. i appreciate it. i will see you all there. >> big fan right here. time, 9:09. a lot more coming up on news 4 today. who needs justin bieber, we have doug kammer. >> hey, guys. down here on the national mall for breathe deep d.c. a 5k walk. we want you to come down as
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well. getting ready to start at 9:30. back in a couple of minutes. plus, are you ready for this walk? they are ready for the walk. the weather is good. we finally have some sunshine. we'll talk about it in a minute. >> all huddled together, keeping warm. popular social networking site gets political. why both sides have taken to pinning. and you can join us online this morning on facebook and twitter. we are on pinterest. news 4 today, back in a moment. president obama: there's just no quit in america...
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and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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this morning, hundreds are making their way to the national mall. it's all in the name of breathing deep and raising money for lung cancer research. >> storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerrer emcees this morning's walk and he joins us live.
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all bundled up. cold out there. >> it is cold out here, but for the first time in a week, we're finally seeing some sunshine. and everybody's emotions a little brighter this morning. waiting for sunshine and we're trying to get a little bit for the 5k walk. joining she jerry sorka, one of the cofounders of breathe deep d.c. he noticed the need himself when he had lung cancer. i know are you ready. look, on tv right now, jerry this worked out perfect. >> thank you, doug. it's great to be here and have so many people come out for the fourth annual event. >> you saw there was a need for lung cancer need. breast cancer, a ton of research out there not a lot toward lung cancer. >> there wasn't, and a year after i was diagnosed, i was looking for something in d.c. to do, and there was no walk in d.c. no black tie event, nothing. some friends and i and we got
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together and created breathe deep d.c., and it was much bigger than i ever would have imagined. it touched a nerve. there was a real need. >> lung cancer, the biggest cancer out there. >> number one cancer killer. 200,000 people diagnosed every year. 150,000 lives lost, and we're starting to make real progress, starting to really see a difference. >> the amazing thing about lung cancer, you think if you are a smoker, better chance of getting lung cancer. you aren't a smoker. >> no. that's a real misperception. the majority of people who are diagnosed with lung cancer are either not smokers or have quit smoking. we don't think about all of the people who are getting the disease. we just kind of put it away, and now it's getting some of the light that it deserves. >> really is. and, of course, we'll have -- this is the fourth annual. we have close to 2,000 people that will come out here. ready for the walk?
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these are walter johnson high school people, they will sing for us later on. where are you? here. just say hi, m melody. >> you just ruined the entire thing now. >> we're live. you can't ruin it when are you live. >> hello. >> just say hi. >> my name is margot. come up at 9:30. walk under way at 10:30. the 5 k starts with some sunshine. >> breaking hearts. >> margot not happy, but jerry is very happy. >> all right, doug. >> thanks, doug.
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as someone whose family is touched by lung cancer. really appreciative of everything they are doing out there. time is 9:16. a traffic alert coming up. >> and pinning politics. a look at the popular social network that has people sharing pictures with a message from both sides of the aisle. >> how long will the cool
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a traffic alert this morning. ongoing work on the baltimore-washington parkway as crews try to finish replace braj at west nursery road. the brand new bridge was wheeled in, shutting down the northbound lanes. the $6 million project ran into problems two weeks ago when some of the load shifted, shutting down the roadway. next weekend, crews will shut down the southbound lanes to complete the work.
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today, the last day for rosaliros roslyn and cemetery closures. single tracking between twin brook and grovner and forest glenn and tacoma. social media playing a big role in politics, both are using a site very popular with women to get their message across in pictures. pinterest, the site known for all things beautiful goes political, especially in d.c. >> people talk about hobbies, crafts, things like that but for and a board featuring gorgeous
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states parks called where romney could drill is a hit. also the golf courses of the obama administration, romney's private jets and pages ran by those close to the candidates. michelle obama and ann romney do their share of pinning. not the biggest driver of traffic, but that's okay. >> we can take little bits of our research, papers, pull out statistics and facts and put them out in a visual way and get them up on pinterest and reach people we may not have reached any other way. >> krafrtcrafts, food and drink, photography. none of the topics are related to politics. we asked e-mail and they say they don't comment on future plans. >> the fact of the matter is, politics part of it. a lot of politically minded people on pinterest.
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>> reporter: and a lot of people looking online to be inspired. a recent pew study reported 36% of social networking site users found those sites important in keeping up with political news. and we do have our own pinterest page. >> what's on it? >> well, we don't have -- we have a politics tab, so we post a lot of interviews with david gregory or any interesting tidbits that could be visually stimulating, so it's a really fun way to share content. >> i'll have to sign up and check it out. >> i have to get on this internet. i feel like i'm missing out on something. >> most read pinned pictures are pictures of you beautiful men. i'm kidding. >> no one believes that. how about a beautiful picture of the weather. >> we do have one of our viewer's pictures that they sent in. >> some pictures of early morning sunrise in the beautiful pastoral setting of montgomery
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county where he lives. a little more sunshine than we've had in the past couple of days. i have not heard one single complaint yet. now, that being said this is washington, i'm sure someone will complain about it but nonetheless, so far, complaint free on the extra sunshine and the lower wind speeds today compared to the last few days. so perfectly good day to get outside and do a little 5k walk. 44 degrees at national airport. a touch cooler on the other side of the river at the base of the monument. bundle up if you go out there. even doug had his gloves on. 49 in manassas, 47 in fredericksburg. 47 in the naval academy. and 43 in haegerstown. culpepper, virginia, 52 degrees by 1:00 this afternoon. and on the whole, a very good looking day in culpepper, a couple more clouds further south you live. but nonetheless, a dry day. temperatures in the low 40s by 7:00 tonight and mid 30s by the
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time you go to bed at 11:30. redskins and panthers, fedex field, 1:00, temperatures in the 40s. sunny breaks, a lot of shady spots inside the stadium. stadium blankets and hot chocolate required at the redskins game. no rain to worry about. closest rain drops in the norfolk/virginia beach area. this moisture on the gulf coast is waiting for cold air and energy, coming on the northern stream of the jet. that brings our next chance for active weather as we get to wednesday, wednesday night and thursday. feeling milder, more sun, less wind. temperatures similar to yesterday, it will feel much nicer and more cold nights ahead. 30s widespread across the area for tonight, tomorrow night, on through the middle of the week. this december chill will linger. wednesday, wednesday night, thursday. what we're watching out for. low impact on wednesday during the day. a chilly rain, but medium impacts, win and rain around here, and an opportunity, enough cold air, we splay to worry about snowflakes to the north
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and west. not too much east of i-95. as the storm goes up the coastline, high impact for wind and rain across parts of new york and new england. the all-important seven-day forecast. chilly for almost all of the upcoming week. highs well below average. dry on election day. that's good news. coastal storm wincednesday, wednesday night, early thursday. we may get close to average by next weekend. >> all right. seems so far away. >> a long climb. >> thanks, chuck. now that we know what the weather will be like. the redskins take the field. honoring the players that wear the burr gundy and gold before them. they will wear throwback unforms from the 1937 redskins. it was the year the team moved from boston to d.c. and won the first national championship. special uniforms include helmets designed to look like old-school
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leather. pretty cool. they kick off 1:00 at fedex field. >> i love all things vintage. big fan. coming up, the presidential candidates rally supporters in key swing states. their closing arguments to voter voters. live at the national mall where hundreds are walking to save lives. one woman' [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for.
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just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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good morning, welcome to news 4 today. i'm angie goff. >> and i'm richard jordan. let's get a check on the forecast. we found out, pretty cold outside. so guess who is out there to see for himself. >> chuck bell. is it true? the sun really does exist? >> it's true. i can see it, what light through
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yonder cloud deck breaks. never mind. my shakespeare isn't what it use the to be. a tempest in a teapot out here. a very chilly start. even i had to break out the top coat for the first time in the fall/winter season. i thought i could get away without having it for another month or so. not the case. chilly out here. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. live view from the city camera. plenty of green leaves in spots around the area. nonetheless, green leaves or not. a chilly start. view from atop of the camera looking to the west this morning, shows a decent amount of sunshine. a bit of a cloud deck we need no worry about this morning. temperatures in the mid 40s at this point in time. there is the view from our tower camera, looking out to the west. certainly more blue spots in the sky today than yesterday. and that will be very go ahead news for your afternoon forecast. so as you make your plans, sunshine for most before the day is done. we have plenty of clouds around
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this morning. that won't be bothering us too much longer. temperatures upper 40s and low 50s today and another bundle up morning for you first thing on your monday, back to work and school, everybody. sunny, but feels a lot like december. >> thank you, chuck. a man is dead after a shooting early this morning in southeast washington. gunfire erupted after 2:00 this morning on the 300 block of ridge road southeast. police have not released the victim's name yet, but police are searching for four men who may be connected to the deadly shooting. d.c. police believe one teen is responsible for two violent attacks against women in the past ten days. police arrested 19-year-old demarco myles friday night. he is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her howard university dorm room friday afternoon. students at the school are worried for their safety after this attack. >> i do think the security really needs to skep it up. really scary. >> any idea how this guy got into your building?
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>> no clue, honestly. >> myles also faces charges of stabbing and sexually assaulting a woman in a rhode island row apartment. that woman still in the hospital with serious injury. a family continues their search for a missing alexandria man. he vanished october 24th and last seen on his home at havenwood place and may appear to be confused or disoriented. his family says he frequently walks around the richmond highway area. anyone with information, contact fairfax county police. decision 2012. officially less than 48 hours until polls open. a busy day for both candidates as they travel back and forth between battleground states. trying to snatch up the last few undecided voters. candidates pass right by each other. yesterday, dubuque, iowa, center of the political universe. both candidates visited the town within hours of each other. president obama and mitt romney
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made closing arguments on why they should lead the country the next four years. >> the question comes down to this. you want more of the same or do you want real change? >> but here is the thing. we know what change looks like. and what he's selling is not change. >> latest des moines register poll has president obama leading romney by five points in the hawkeye state. been almost a week now since hurricane sandy made landfall in parts of new york and new jersey have barely been able to start the cleanup efforts. new york city has approved four more federal aid. the city approved for more federal aid. expanding coverage to public buildings and utilities and parks. meantime, more than a million people in new jersey do not have power. could be until wednesday before the lights are back on there. the storm is now blamed for at least 111 deaths in the u.s.
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stay with news 4 and nbcwashington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact. and, remember, help storm victims by going to redacross.org. calling 1-800-help now or text red cross to 90999 to make a $10 on donation. hundreds making their way to the national mall to gather for the fourth annual breathe deep d.c. 5k walk. >> joining us live is sarah sidranski. a breathe deep d.c. committee member who will be walking this morning. >> good morning. i'm glad to be here. we have great weather, great turnout. >> sarah, a lot of people out there have a personal connection to lung cancer. tell us how you got involved and why? >> my mom was diagnosed with lung cancer, and she passed on august 2011. lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers and breathe
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deep d.c. is the largest organization to fund lung cancer research. and i want to support those who are honoring someone they lost and all those walking for people who cannot be here today. >> sarah, tell us more about longevity and breathe deep d.c. does for families and people like you. >> absolutely. longevity is an organization simply based on spreading awareness and raising lung cancer money for research. research so important and imperative for this disease, and longevity supports all of those funds to do so. >> sarah, we know you have your family out there with you today. and other victims and survivors who have their families supporting them as well. what's it like to see a big crowd come together for the krause so personal to you? >> this is just thirilling. my team alone this year is 50 people. we after the last four years have raised $1 million for lung cancer research.
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that to me is so important and imperative. we really stress research for the terrible disease. 1 in 14 people -- >> go ahead. >> 1 in 14 people diagnosed with lung cancer and statistics are so high. we need to raise money and continue research to end this. >> sarah, thank you so much for sharing your story. thank you to all out there who are doing what they can in the fight against lung cancer. >> we heard doug kammer in the background. emceeing. glad to be part of this as well. 9:37. still ahead on news 4 today, a the
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welcome back. in this week's wednesday's ch d child, we meet a young man who enjoys listening and telling  stories. >> barbara harrison has his story. >> so he's coming this way, i'm coming to the curb. >> poet and professional story teller derek weston brown showed off his talent on the stage. 13-year-old emmanuel says he'd love to be someday this good at telling stories about his life experiences. >> first time catching a fast football, and i scored a touchdown and i was excited. >> reporter: and he has some real stories of courage to tell. when he's not being shy. >> emmanuel is a cancer survivor. >> reporter: and while he has stories to tell about all his heroic experiences, he has ambition to help take care of the medical needs of others.
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what do you want be when you grow up? >> i want to be a doctor. >> reporter: do you know what kind of doctors you'd like to be? taking care of children, adults, or everybody? >> everybody. >> reporter: emmanuel got pointers on speaking and then tried telling a story himself on the stage. >> my first story about football. >> you come through much more in poet than what you have empty handed. >> reporter: derek brown hopes to inspire emmanuel to start writing down his stories. barbara harrison, for wednesday's child. >> if you have room in your home or heart for emmanuel or another child that's waiting, call 1-88-to adopt or logon to nbcwashington. you survived outside. >> i tweeted the picture from the front lawn.
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we'll talk more about our sunday weather and the week ahead. don't go away.
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anncr: five hundred and thirty seven. the number of votes that changed the course of american history. newscaster: florida is too close to call... anncr: the difference between what was... and what could have been. so this year, if you're thinking that your vote doesn't count. that it won't matter. well, back then, there were probably at least 537 people... who felt the same way. make your voice heard. vote. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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harder? will we come together after tuesday? with the holiday shopping season right around the corner, shoppers are discovering some stores are increasing online options. target and toys r us are trying to steer customers away from sites like amazon and back to their sites. price matching, layaway, free shipping, anything to make sure that they remain the retailer. >> brick-and-mortar retailers have rents to pay. they need to incentivize consumers to visit the store. >> target is offering qr codes to see if stores are available
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online when not on the shelves ma. >> your big thing, you won't buy anything online if it's not free shipping. >> that's true. i don't like to get ripped off with the shipping. >> that's a good call. >> anything online, i do a search with code, i just got 15% off my christmas cards. pretty much everything there is a code out there. >> we'll be getting christmas cards. >> i didn't get that many cards. >> let's not push our luck. i might get a lump of coal from this one in the stocking. here, chuck, this will keep you warm all winter. anyway, apparently it will be a cold winter. and not a cold winter, a cold week around here. the weather has taken an ugly turn after super cyclone sandy went on by. suggest in a frigid northwest flow for the better part of a week, breaking down a little bit. but only just in time for the next storm to possibly come up the coast as we get toward the middle of the week. outside we go. not a bad looking day. but there are clouds to contend
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with here. at least early on in the day. but i think as the day wear as long, our cloud cover will start to diminish and we'll end up with a lot more sun than yesterday and nowhere near as much wind. a much better feeling day outside. 44 at national airport. and generally speaking, everyone rising to the mid up ander 40s and that means we should be warmer this afternoon than yesterday. bethesda, maryland, hometown forecast. 42 right now in downtown bethesda. temperatures climb to 50 degrees by 4:00 this afternoon. as the redskins are wrapping up a win, hopefully and sun is down after 5:00 tonight, so by 7:00 p.m., back down to the low 40s and by 11:30 tonight, back to the upper 30s we will go. heading out to fedex field today, 80,000 strong pulling for a win. temperatures in the mid up to ever 40s. winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. a little bit of a bundle up factor. no rain.
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dry today, tomorrow, and for election day. no excuses from the weather department to miss going to the election and voting. moisture along the gulf coast. and energy in the northern branch of the jet stream is bringing snow to the dakotas today. that energy will dye down, scoop up the moisture off the gulf coast and form a coastal storm as we get to wednesday, thursday time frame. it will need to be watched very closely. in the short term, a little coastal storm number one, not bothering us as it heads out to sea. clear skies, cold nights and chilly days. a feeling of december around here the next couple of days. high pressure off the coast of new england and a little bit of a blocking pattern and as a result. a low impact for rain here by early in the day on wednesday. but then we go to a medium impact for wind and rain around here for wednesday night, and an opportunity out west of the blueridge, we have a snow with a question mark behind it there, this will have to be watched
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very closely as we get into thursday. most impacts heading to new york and new england and unfortunately, a lot of wind and rain action on the new england coastline by thursday afternoon. today, sunny and chilly. a mix of clouds and sunshine. temperatures upper fourth and low 50s. and as we go looking on down the seven-day forecast, 53 today, 51 tomorrow, a whole lot of sunshine tomorrow. election day, no reason to not get out and vote. we won't vote for either one of the guys in the election. a lot of local politics which are far more impactful on your life. >> good point. >> thanks, chuck. time is ten 'til 10:00. coming up, an inspiring story. never too late to start voting, right, chuck? [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller. [ sally umlaut ] it's greek-style yogurt.
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welcome back, nbc is your place for politics on sundays. >> chris matthews show follows us, and then meet the press with david gregory. good morning, washington. coming up at 10:00 on "the chris matthews show", the time capsule just before an historic election choice. it's close, because both men have big hurdled to getting elected. president obama weighed down by the brutal economy he inherited and can't quite beat. that should have doomed his election, but 30% of americans say mitt romney doesn't understand the average guy. so it's very close. and the first african-american president's failure to win his section term would be a significant loss for barack obama. and mitt romney hopes to rectify
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his father. we have a look at what's coming up on "meet the press." good morning, richard and angie. coming up, we'll be live from democracy plaza. nbc news ea' election headquart. both candidates trying to close the sale here in what could be a photo finish. two key voices in the fight. mastermind of the president's re-election campaign. david flouf and the house majority leader, republican congressman from virginia and eric cantor. all-star lineup on the roundtable. tom brokaw, savannah guthrie and cory booker, the mayor of newark. we talk about hurricane sandy, lingering effects in the storm zone and impact on this race. could it have been a game changer here in the final week? we'll cover it all in our commercial edition of "meet the
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press." stay tuned after the program for my press pass conversation with director john stalk well and producer harvey weinstein about "s.e.a.l. team 6," on the hunt for osama bin laden. lots of first-time voters casting ballots this election. likely none of them can top one florida woman's story. meet 99-year-old first time voter rosey lewis. she was just seven years old when the 19th amendment allowed women to vote. and in her 50s when jim crow laws finally abolished. after not taking part in 2008, she swore she would cast a ballot in 2012. >> i said i'm going if the lord spare my life this time. and if i'm of the mind to vote. >> her life has spanned an incredible 24 presidential
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elections and 24 commanders in chief. woodrow wilson president when she was born. >> woufly. >> her grandson saying i hope she inspires younger voters and proves you never get too old to exercise your right to vote. >> and look at the change taken place in her life. jim crow laws, 19th amendment. living proof that change happens if you get out and make it. >> hope are you out on tuesday. vote, right? >> been ranting all morning long. >> he has. >> wake up with us monday morning at 4:28. until then, have a great day. stay warm.
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charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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